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Senior Girls Learn Self Defense Techniques

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Department recently visited Galena High School to teach the senior girls self defense techniques they can use to protect themselves in the future.  Sergeant Stephen Harper and Deputy Logan Cloyd demonstrated the techniques and then assisted the girls in practicing them so they would become more comfortable using them if they had to in the future.  The officers will continue training . . .

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GMS 8th Grade Boys Take Back to Back CCCJL Basketball Titles

Congratulations to the Galena Middle School Boys Basketball Team for finishing a perfect 16-0 season and winning the Cherokee-Crawford County Junior High League (CCCJL) championship.  The boys finished with an AWESOME 31-1 overall record for their middle school careers and earned back to back CCCJL championships.  They also hold the record for the most wins in middle school basketball history.   Members of . . .

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Dr. Trey Moeller Named as New USD #499 Superintendent

The Galena Unified School District 499 is pleased to announce that a contract for Superintendent of the Galena School District has been offered to Dr. Trey Moeller.  Dr. Moeller is currently an Assistant Superintendent at Webb City.  He has worked in the Webb City School District as an Assistant Superintendent since 2011, and for the Webb City School District as a Principal, Assistant Principal, and teacher for a total of . . .

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Miss Kansas Visits GHS & GMS Students

Miss Kansas 2018, Hannah Klaassen, visited Galena High School and Middle School students on Wednesday, February 6, to talk to students about the dangers of distracted driving.  The Miss Kansas organization has partnered with the Kansas Department of Transportation to spread the word across the state about "traffic safety issues."  Miss Kansas travels to schools that participate in the SAFE - Seatbelts Are For . . .

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Spring Alumni & Teacher of the Semester Honored

The Galena High School Student Council recently honored two individuals that have made a positive impact on students in the USD #499 school district.  The presentation was made at halftime of the Galena-Frontenac boys basketball game by the GHS Student Council officers:  President Madyson Cox, Vice President Hannah Huffman, Secretary Bradley King, and Utility Officer Adyson DeCocq.   The . . .

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King Blake and Queen Jodie Crowned at Basketball Homecoming

Congratulations to Seniors Blake Booth and Jodie Howard for being chosen as the 2019 Basketball Homecoming King and Queen!!!  This years attendants were Juniors Tyler McGinnis and Averi McNeal, Sophomores Gage Brett and Addysin Scarrow, and Freshmen Blaik Kimberling and Malorie Bogle.  The Lady Bulldogs overpowered the Baxter Spring Lions by a 47-44 score while the GHS Boys Basketball team fell to . . .

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Liberty Students Learn By Using Dash Robots

Students at Liberty Elementary had the opportunity to use Dash robots to learn to code and learn more about computer science.  Third and fourth grade students practiced basic coding and programming skills by using a drag and drop coding app on the iPads.  They were able to apply these basic skills by creating a maze of road for their Dash robot to drive through, using the code they developed.  The fourth grade students . . .

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